Euromonitor International has released research on how industrial changes are shaping the B2B marketplace around the world
In light of the recent study, Game-changing Automotive Policy Developments in Africa, we chat to Ryan Bax, senior industry analyst for mobility and automotive at Frost & Sullivan, to find out more about the fast-growing, untapped African car market
Ilse van den Berg 11 May 2017
Entry of the ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits
Thando Vilakazi and Shingie Chisoro Dube 27 Mar 2017
Volkswagen officially inaugurated its production facility in Kenya yesterday, forging ahead with the regionalisation of its global automobile business
Africa is keeping investors on their toes with forecasts far from being true to their word. The inherent volatility and instability of African markets
Ryan Bax 1 Dec 2016
The explosion of motorcycles in Africa is projected to escalate to new levels as two-wheelers become the main means of transport for the majority of the continent's population
Njiraini Muchira 27 Sep 2016
Volkswagen is planning to start production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016. An agreement to that effect was signed in Nairobi
BMW SA will have ready-made export markets for its forthcoming, home-made X3 sports utility vehicle (SUV) if it can develop a "structured" approach
David Furlonger 6 Jul 2016
Kia Motors will build training centres for mechanics in Ethiopia and Kenya in a bid to contribute to their economies by providing education for young people
Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services
Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016
With the correct policies, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia all have the potential to challenge SA's dominance of vehicle manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa, a report by business consultancy Deloitte shows
David Furlonger 22 Apr 2016
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.
David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014
Actis, the global emerging market investor, recently announced a 36% equity investment in the AutoXpress group, East Africa's leading tyre wholesaler and retailer.